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By Jeffrey Ford -
Imagine being commissioned to paint a portrait without being allowed to see the subject. This is the irresistible challenge facing Piambo, a renowned ...Read Review
By Dianna Crawford -
This novel opens in Cane Ridge, Kentucky, in 1801 at a weeklong camp revival meeting. Not all the attendees are good Christian folk seeking ...Read Review
By Sian Rees -
The Floating Brothel tells the story of “…ordinary women who, by a caprice of fate, found themselves in extraordinary circumstances.” These women are ...Read Review
By Margaret Mayhew -
After August 1943, life in the rural village of King’s Thorpe is never the same. Even more cataclysmic than the deprivations and losses ...Read Review
By Bodie Thoene - By Brock Thoene -
During the battle for Jerusalem in 1948, two young Israeli patriots take refuge in a secret underground library where they find some ancient scrolls. ...Read Review
By Geraldine Burrows -
In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, Lorna Davidson is a feisty, independent schoolteacher whose lifelong ambition is to go to China as a missionary. Since ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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